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WTOP Honors COVID-19 First Responders, Frontline Fighters

Topic: Vaccine Education
Posted on 4/13/2020

Hubbard Broadcasting’s WTOP Washington, D.C., partnered with nonprofit Feed the Fight to launch a “Frontline Heroes” campaign on April 13 and thank first responders fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Listeners are encouraged to nominate those currently fighting the pandemic. Honorees include health care workers and staff, utility workers, trash collectors, grocery store and pharmacy employees, restaurant owners and staff, mail carriers, emergency service personnel and others. The station is additionally working with Feed the Fight to help support essential workers, with over 10,000 meals purchased for healthcare staff.

“WTOP News is so grateful for the opportunity to work with Feed the Fight DC DC to give back to the community in any way we can,” WTOP News and Programming Director Julia Ziegler said. “We want to extend our thanks to all essential personnel and volunteers in our region who are working on the frontlines of this pandemic.”

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